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CUSTOMS is the Middle Tennessee State University new student orientation program. CUSTOMS orientations are offered on different dates.
The CUSTOMS office is located in Keathley University Center room 326. Regular office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Our office phone number is 615-898-5533. Our staff welcomes your questions and comments.
The mission of the Middle Tennessee State University orientation program, CUSTOMS, is to facilitate the transition of new undergraduate students into the university; prepare new students for the institution's educational opportunities; and initiate the integration of new undergraduate students into the intellectual, cultural, and social climate of the institution. The CUSTOMS program falls in line with the overall mission of the university to provide student support services that create a campus environment conducive to learning and personal development.
CUSTOMS orientations are led by student orientation assistants (SOAs) and include:
- Registering for classes early
- Learning your way around campus
- Touring residence halls
- Group meetings with academic and career advisors
- A wealth of information on University life and student services
- Some of MTSU's best food and hospitality
- Meet other new students
CUSTOMS will answer many of the questions and concerns facing new students and their families. Administrators, faculty and students are on hand to talk informally and to answer questions throughout the orientation.
For more information on CUSTOMS, please contact us. Our office is located in Keathley University Center room 326. Regular office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.